Pacific Island Health Clinic – Pacific Trust Canterbury

Vision “Pacific Trust Canterbury will be the provider of choice in health, social and education services to children, young people and families delivered by Pacific people with Pacific values” Mission “To enable Pacific and all communities to reach their full potential through the provision of quality services”. For information regarding services ring the above number. … Continued

Community & Public Health (Crown Public Health)

Community & Public Health (a division of the Canterbury District Health Board) delivers free public health services in Canterbury (from Kaikoura to the Waitaki River) & the West Coast. Public health services are population based health promotion & health protection activities that are concerned with whole populations or groups such as children or elderly people … Continued

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels are available by referral from your General Practice team or other Health Professional. The service is designed to provide a freshly cooked hot dinner meal at midday for those that find it difficult to prepare or access a hot meal. Meals consist of a hot main dish served with seasonal vegetables and a dessert. … Continued

Healthcare NZ

Healthcare NZ offer Nursing care – Post-operative care, palliative care, long term care, overnight care, wound care, diabetes and other nursing services Personal Care – Bathing/showering, dressing/undressing, toileting, supervision of medication, transferring and positioning Home Help – Bed making, cleaning, dusting, laundry, ironing, vacuuming, Preparing and assisting with meals, and other essential household tasks. Referrals … Continued

David Kemp Electrical Ltd

David Kemp Electrical Ltd offer a team of highly qualified and experienced electricians to residential, commercial and industrial clients across Christchurch. Our services are reliable, high quality and excellent value for money, delivering great results with minimal disruption to your home or workplace. Whether you need a bathroom or kitchen refit, a full rewiring or … Continued

Community Rehabilitation Enablement & Support Team ( CREST )

CREST home support was launched in April 2011 to ease pressure on capacity-stretched hospitals after the earthquakes. It began as a community-based supported discharge team to facilitate earlier discharge from hospital to appropriate home-based rehabilitation services. It has since been extended to accept referrals directly from general practice, providing older people referred this way with … Continued

Te Waiora House

Te Waiora House is a retreat / respite centre for adults who need a break from the stresses of daily life. It is set in 14 acres of gardens and country side, providing a peaceful and relaxed rural environment approximately 60 minutes from Christchurch. The modern home is fully equipped and has 5 comfortable bedrooms … Continued

Medication Management

The CDHB have funded a free service that can be accessed through your local pharmacy to help you manage your medication. It involves a consultation with an accredited pharmacist and can take place at your local pharmacy or in your own home. 81 of the 109 pharmacies in Canterbury have an accredited pharmacist. It is … Continued


A free, 24 hour, seven day, telephone healthline. The healthline has been set up to improve access to health and disability services. The call centre is staffed by registered nurses. They do not diagnose or treat health problems over the ‘phone but assess the situation by asking a series of questions and utilising a sophisticated … Continued